Bursaries & Scholarships
The Governors of Aysgarth are committed to broadening access to the school by offering to eligible parents/guardians means-tested financial support with the payment of schools fees.
Scholarships are awarded to new pupils joining the School who are able to demonstrate an outstanding talent in a particular area. monetary discount of 10%-25% discount, it is more common for pupils to enter the school on a means tested bursary using a scholarship attempt as supporting evidence to the application.
Means tested bursary awards
These may be awarded in the form of a discount of up to 100% on tuition fees payable, depending on the financial, compassionate or other pertinent circumstances of applicants.
Bursary awards are subject to repeat testing of parental means each year and may be varied upwards or downwards, depending on parental circumstances. Awards are made on the basis of the Aysgarth Scale of Awards, which sets out award levels in relation to a family’s financial circumstances. The Scale of Awards is reviewed and revised annually by the Finance & General Purposes Committee to reflect any changes in fee costs, and approved by the Governors. Though awards are generally tied to this scale, they may be varied upwards or downwards depending on individual parents/guardians’ circumstances (e.g. their savings, investments and realisable assets, as well as their income, the size of their family, any other persons dependent upon them and like factors), compassionate or other pertinent considerations.